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Public Stigmatization Towards Mental Illness in Kampar, Perak

Ong, Shan Jia and Ching, Li Shan (2015) Public Stigmatization Towards Mental Illness in Kampar, Perak. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    This research aimed to understand how demographic variables (gender difference, age and level of education) affect level of stigmatization towards people with mental illness in Kampar, Perak. This study conducted using quota sampling as survey method to divide targeted population into different smaller group. The sample of this research involves 180 participants from three places of Kampar: Old Town, New Town and Mambang Di Awan. The results shown that there was a significant difference between gender difference in stigmatization towards mental illness, t (178) = -1.259, p < 0.05. Female participants (M =113.03, SD =11.26) shown higher tendency in stigmatization towards mental illness compared to male participants (M =110.28, SD =17.45). Besides that, there was also significant difference between education level and stigmatization towards mental illness, F (2, 177) = 17.273, p < 0.05. Primary education (M =118.60, SD = 10.97) was the highest in CAMI scale than Tertiary education (M = 104.12, SD = 15.59). However, there is no significant difference between age groups and stigmatization towards mental illness.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Psychology
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2017 12:07
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 23:13
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/2321

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